The new Asus Zenfone 8 phone has a 2 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Google Pixel 5 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Asus Zenfone 8 Google Pixel 5
Phones specifications
Screen Display 5.9 in (inches) 6 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Operating System ZenUI 8 ZenUI 8
Resolution 1080 x 2448 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/12 MP 12/16 MP
Front Camera 12 MP 8 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4080 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Asus Zenfone 8 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on ZenUI 8 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G.

Meanwhile, the Google Pixel 5 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Titan M security module. And it’s running on ZenUI 8 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Asus Zenfone 8 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Google Pixel 5 has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Asus Zenfone 8 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 2% (percent) less powerful than the 4080 mAh offered by the Google Pixel 5. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and Power Delivery 3.0.
The Google Pixel 5 battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Wireless reverse charging.

Screen

The device is using a E4 AMOLED display with 1080 x 2448 pixels and a screen size of 5.9 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Google Pixel 5 is featuring a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Asus Zenfone 8 is a 1.6% smaller than Google Pixel 5 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Asus Zenfone 8 Google Pixel 5
107% NTSC 90 Hz refresh rate
1100 cd/m² peak brightness Always-on Display
112% DCI-P3 Capacitive
120 Hz refresh rate Corning Gorilla Glass 6
151.9% sRGB Multi-touch
2.5D curved glass screen Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
DC Dimming
Display manufacturer – Samsung
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Pixelworks Display Technology
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Asus Zenfone 8 is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 6400 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Quad channel.

The Google Pixel 5 is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Asus Zenfone 8 gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Google Pixel 5.

The maximum capacity offered by the Asus Zenfone 8 is 16 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger than the Google Pixel 5 with 8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Asus Zenfone 8 comes with or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Asus Zenfone 8 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Google Pixel 5.

The max storage capacity offered by the Asus Zenfone 8 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Google Pixel 5 with 128 gigabytes.

Google Pixel 5 gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Asus Zenfone 8 rear camera setup is composed by 2 lenses of 64/12 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:26.6 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Google Pixel 5 rear camera comes with 2 lenses of 12/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35:28 mm , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 respectively.

Asus Zenfone 8 Google Pixel 5
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 120 fps
2160p @ 60 fps 720p @ 240 fps
2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection Angle of view – 107° (#2)
4 cm macro shooting distance(#2) Aperture – f/2.2 (#2)
720p @ 480 fps Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Exposure compensation Geotagging
Face detection HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14.3 mm (#2) ISO settings
Geotagging Optical image stabilization
HDR Optical zoom
ISO settings Panorama
Laser autofocus (LAF) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Macro mode Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Optical zoom Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Touch focus
RAW White balance settings
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor edition – Sony IMX363 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Asus Zenfone 8 comes with a 12 MP in the front.

The Google Pixel 5 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Asus Zenfone 8 Google Pixel 5
12 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Dual-pixel PDAF Face unlock
Face unlock HDR
HDR Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.112000 mm
Pixel size:1.22 µm /0.001220 mm
Sensor model:Sony IMX663
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Asus Zenfone 8 Google Pixel 5
5G NSA 5CA
5G SA 5G NSA
Built-in 5G modem 5G SA
EDGE Built-in 5G modem
GPRS EDGE
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 GPRS
UMTS(384 kbit/s) HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 13(UL)
LTE Cat 18(DL)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Asus Zenfone 8 price is $700 and the Google Pixel 5 price tag is $700

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